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Adventure; Fat Man Goes Cajun

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Fat Man Goes Cajun
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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British cyclist and essayist Tom Vernon hits the winding roads and sleepy bayous of Louisiana looking for the roots of Cajun culture. On this, his very first visit to the US, he finds fascinating characters, unusual stories, foot-stomping music, and exotic cuisine in one of America's most beautiful and little known regions.



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